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Kampala, Uganda



October 6, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

The Embassy is an integral part of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and therefore shares the same overall objectives and the same visions, mission and values as the rest of the organisation.

The Embassy is accredited to represent Denmark in the areas of foreign policy and foreign economic, development aid and commercial relations as regards Uganda and also has the responsibility for overseeing relations in the four side-accredited countries: Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Madagascar.

Job Title

MEL (Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning) Advisor job at The Danish Embassy (RDE)

Job Description

The Danish Embassy (RDE) seeks to recruit a MEL (Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning) Adviser to support our work on Accountability, Civic Engagement and Rights.

If you have experience in establishing and overseeing a functional M&E system for larger development programmes, especially focusing on projects relating to Accountability, Civic Engagement and Rights, we would like to hear from you!

Duties and Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

Monitoring and reporting

  • Develop the overall framework for programme M&E systems in collaboration with programme staff, including requirements, reporting tools, baseline, and evaluation surveys;

  • Develop and monitor programme management plan to systematically document performance

  • Provide technical advice and support to implementing partners on monitoring and reporting requirements so that they are equipped to contribute effectively.

  • Quality assure reporting from partners and internal reporting.

Analysis and Learning

  • Aggregate and analyse data from all projects to contribute to management reporting

  • Carry out political economy analysis and risk analysis as needed to inform management decision-making.

  • Support civil society and institutional partners on cross cutting learning and experience sharing.

Communication and Information

  • Oversee the setting up of an information handling system for the work on Accountability, Civic Engagement and Rights with technical consultants.

  • Support the Royal Danish Embassy in gathering and communicating results of development partnerships to public, other development partners and the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Qualifications and Competencies

Qualification & Experience

  • Master’s degree in political science, social science, development studies, business, statistics, finance, economics, or a related field.

  • At least 10 years’ experience in a similar position, working for a donor or in a medium to large-sized donor-funded organisation.

  • Proven experience in working in the area of accountability, civic engagement and human rights.

  • Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating M&E systems from programme initiation to close out.

  • Experience in Management Information Systems.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Good interpersonal skills, a collaborative style and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels

  • Ability to work independently and to proactively follow up.

What we offer

  • An exciting position with meaningful work and great responsibility

  • Influence of own tasks and planning of work and a high level of independence in the performance of tasks

  • Committed colleagues working together in an open and informal environment

  • A work week of 37 hours and competitive compensation package, including attractive pension and health insurance scheme

Expected commencement date is in January 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is fixed-term, ending 31 December 2027, with a possibility for renewal.

How to Apply

To apply please send your application to email address with the subject DK MEL Adviser PACER.

The application should consist of 1) A cover letter explaining how your past experience relates to the key responsibilities listed above, 2) A CV, including contact details for 3 work-related referees
Your E-mail must not exceed 2 MB.

Please only email the 2 required documents above, do not attach copies of certificates, diplomas or reference letters, also do not attach photographs to your CV or cover letter.

All relevant applicants are encouraged to apply for the position, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, personal background, etc.


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